Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Continental-Anasazi Day Hike
when Trip Report : June 30, 2018
where Flagstaff
the hike     The Anasazi-Continental Figure-8 can be walked eight ways: you can start with either loop trail, and walk each trail either clockwise or counterclockwise. This is a good easy summer hike, but do watch the weather. Expect to meet hikers, runners, bicyclists, equestrians, squirrels and lizards on the trail. Bring your camera.
    When you get to the junction of the Anasazi and Campbell Mesa loop trails you have a choice. You can either complete the Anasazi Loop (total of 5 miles) or add the longer Campbell Mesa Loop (total of 10 miles).
    Those who choose the same option should ride together, since hikers who choose different options will be returning to Campbell Mesa Trailhead at different times.
distance 4.8 miles (short) or 8.3 miles (long)
time 3-4 hours (short) or 5-6 hours (long)
EC +-200' or +-300' elevation change
elevations 6703' (north end of Anasazi Loop) to 6780' (NW corner of Continental Loop)
type figure-8
starting at
Campbell Mesa Trailhead 35° 11.991' N,  111° 33.795' W  [NAD27]
on trail 100% — Continental, Anasazi, and Campbell Mesa Trails
rating "C-" (short) or "B-" (long)     Rate yourself as a hiker.
dogs allowed no
cost Sharing gas expenses with the driver.
The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
weather Flagstaff
meet 7:00 AM in the Fry’s parking lot on the SW corner of I-17 & Bell Road. Park behind Denny’s, near the entrance to the Deer Valley Park & Ride.
drive
•  Take I-17 north to Flagstaff.
Go east on I-40 to the Country Club exit, 201.
Turn right and go south on Country Club to Old Walnut Canyon Road.
Turn left and go east on Old Walnut Canyon Road, past two little lakes.
A “Campbell Mesa Recreation Access” sign marks the trailhead.

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